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Black Passports
Black Passports (June 2014)
Travel Memoirs as a Tool for Youth Empowerment
Stephanie Y. Evans - Author

A resource guide that uses African American memoir to address a variety of issues related to mentoring and curriculum development.

In this resource guide for fostering youth empowerment, Stephanie Y. Evans offers creative commentary on two hundred autobiographies that contain African American travel memoirs of places around the world. The narratives are by such well-known figures as Frederick Douglass, W. E....(Read More)
 
 
Higher Education Systems 3.0
Higher Education Systems 3.0 (October 2013)
Harnessing Systemness, Delivering Performance
Jason E. Lane - Editor
D. Bruce Johnstone - Editor

An exploration of multi-campus higher education systems and their role in improving communities and their economies.
This thought-provoking volume brings together scholars and system leaders to analyze some of the most pressing and complex issues now facing higher education systems and society. Higher Education Systems 3.0 focuses on the remaking of higher education coordination in an era of increased accountability, great...(Read More)
 
 
College Girl
College Girl (June 2013)
A Memoir
Laura Gray-Rosendale - Author

GOLD MEDALIST - 2014 Independent Publisher Book Awards in the Autobiography/Memoir III (Personal Struggle / Health Issues) category

FINALIST  - 2013 May Sarton Memoir Award, presented by the Story Circle Network

Award-Winning Finalist in the Autobiography/Memoirs category of The 2013 USA Best Book Awards, sponsored by USA Book News

2013 Northern Arizona’s Moun...(Read More)
 
 
Running on Empty
Running on Empty (June 2013)
The Rise and Fall of Southampton College, 1963–2005
John A. Strong - Author

Explores how Southampton College went from “the jewel in the university crown” to an “albatross around the university neck.”

Southampton College, the easternmost campus of Long Island University, opened with great promise in 1963 and closed in 2005 amidst great acrimony. Located in an idyllic environmental setting on the Atlantic shore of Long Island, it had a nationally recognized marine ...(Read More)
 
 
Vernacular Insurrections
Vernacular Insurrections (April 2013)
Race, Black Protest, and the New Century in Composition-Literacies Studies
Carmen Kynard - Author

2015 James M. Britton Award, presented by Conference on English Education, a constituent organization within the National Council of Teachers of English

Relates Black Freedom Movements to literacy education.


Carmen Kynard locates literacy in the twenty-first century at the onset of new thematic and disciplinary imperatives brought into effect by Black Freedo...(Read More)
 
 
A Creature of Our Own Making
A Creature of Our Own Making (January 2013)
Reflections on Contemporary Academic Life
Gary A. Olson - Author

Witty, savvy, incisive, and entertaining short essays on the culture, mores, and practices of higher education.

Drawing on more than three decades of experience as a scholar, teacher, and administrator, Gary A. Olson, a keen observer of higher education and a monthly columnist for the Chronicle of Higher Education, explores the intricacies of life in academe. These meditations, which appeared as columns ...(Read More)
 
 
Inside the Undergraduate Teaching Experience
Inside the Undergraduate Teaching Experience (January 2013)
The University of Washington's Growth in Faculty Teaching Study
Catharine Hoffman Beyer - Author
Edward Taylor - Author
Gerald M. Gillmore - Author

Shows what kind of changes college faculty make to their teaching and why they make them.

The image of college faculty members as abstracted, white-haired, tweed-jacketed professors, mumbling lectures from notes that were yellowed by twenty years of repeated use is still pervasive. In this view, college faculty care only about their research and have little connection to the students sitting passively in front o...(Read More)
 
 
Universities and Colleges as Economic Drivers
Universities and Colleges as Economic Drivers (November 2012)
Measuring Higher Education's Role in Economic Development
Jason E. Lane - Editor
D. Bruce Johnstone - Editor
Nancy L. Zimpher - Foreword by

A comprehensive examination of the relationship between higher education, state government, and economic development.

Local, state, and national economies are facing unprecedented levels of international competition. The current fiscal crisis has hampered the ability of many governments in the developed world to directly facilitate economic growth. At the same time, many governments in the developing world are ...(Read More)
 
 
Precipice or Crossroads?
Precipice or Crossroads? (June 2012)
Where America's Great Public Universities Stand and Where They Are Going Midway through Their Second Century
Daniel Mark Fogel - Editor
Elizabeth Malson-Huddle - Editor

Comprehensive treatment of the challenges faced by America’s public research universities, and of what those challenges may mean for the nation.

President Lincoln signed the Morrill Land-grant Act in 1862, launching a nationwide project in public higher education that would build democracy, prosperity, and competitiveness to levels undreamed of 150 years ago. As student costs skyrocket, driven by steep dr...(Read More)
 
 
Integral Education
Integral Education (August 2010)
New Directions for Higher Learning
Sean Esbjörn-Hargens - Editor
Jonathan Reams - Editor
Olen Gunnlaugson - Editor

Leading researchers and practitioners explore the frontiers of education from an Integral perspective.

The educational challenges faced today are driving us toward a new step in the evolution of educational theory and practice. Educators are called to go beyond simply presenting alternatives, to integrating the best of mainstream and alternative approaches and taking them to the next level. Integral Educat...(Read More)
 
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